Prices surged in almost every nook of the U.S. in the second quarter as strong demand continued to overwhelm the provision of homes for sale. The development industry noticed its performance go into reverse in July, an Ulster Bank survey finds.
Going ahead, progress within the present third quarter will rely, partly, on how the current outbreak of the virus unfolds and how governments respond. Lately, there has been a surge in infections in Spain, France, the Netherlands, Portugal, Greece, and Cyprus—all eurozone countries. That mentioned, Helge Braun, the Chief of Staff to German Chancellor Merkel, mentioned that an increase in infections could surge within the coming month and result in new economic restrictions that would stymie economic restoration. The good news is that, within the Netherlands and Spain, the outbreak seems to be abating. Meanwhile, regardless of a rise in inflation, the European Central Bank retains a straightforward financial policy and has indicated an intention to continue this policy for the foreseeable future.
The Implications Will Outlast The Pandemic
It is prudent that governments and monetary establishments continuously re-assess and re-evaluate the state of play and be certain that the ‘whatever it takes’ promise is really delivered. The COVID-19 …Read More